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Soul Food

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Step Five is where we begin to learn how to love ourselves. Most of us know something is wrong in the way we’re living, but we have no idea how to address it. When we allow ourselves to get vulnerable with another human being in Step Five, we open a door that creates greater understanding of our personality and character—the good and the not-so-good. In Step Five, pain, guilt, anger, fear, doubt, and pride—emotions that had been feeding our addiction—are exposed and brought to the surface where we can examine and learn from them. Many of us have tried to

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